Skip to comments.FBI Feared Boston Bombers 'Received Training' And Aid From Terror Group, Docs Say
Posted on 05/23/2014 10:26:13 AM PDT by Kartographer
Prosecutors seeking a death penalty conviction of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday said the FBI at the time of his arrest last year believed he and his brother Tamerlan had been trained by a terrorist group because of the sophistication of their weapons and tradecraft.
The Chechen immigrants are alleged to have built the two pressure cooker improvised explosive devices that detonated Monday, April 15, 2013 near the race's finish line, killing three Bostonians and wounding more than 260 other marathon spectators.
"These relatively sophisticated devices would have been difficult for the Tsarnaevs to fabricate successfully without training or assistance from others," the U.S. Justice Department said in a filing that opposed defense lawyers' efforts to have Dzhokar Tsarnaev's hospital bed confessions tossed out of the case.
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but but they are DREAMers too
“...he and his brother Tamerlan had been trained by a terrorist group...”
Code words for “Tea Party Activists”.
April 15: Saudi college student Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi is seen near the Boston marathon finish line with two other Saudis. Hes tackled after fleeing the scene of one of the bombings. Authorities question him.
April 15: FBI agents search Alharbis apartment, leave with bags of evidence. Hes described as a person of interest in attacks.
April 16: Secretary of State John Kerry secretly meets with the Saudi foreign minister, locking out reporters who initially were told the meeting would be open.
April 16: Saudi ambassador phones several papers and insists neither Alharbi nor any Saudi nationals are involved in the bombings. Saudi officials visit the well-connected Alharbi at a Boston hospital.
April 17: Officials clear Alharbi, whos reportedly related to al-Qaida Gitmo detainees, as a person of interest.
April 17: FBI ID from photos and videos two Mideast-looking men with bags scouting scene of bombings and circulate them among law enforcement. AP, CNN and even Boston Globe report one arrest has been made. CNN describes suspect as dark-skinned male. Media swarm Boston courthouse for arraignment.
April 17: Obama has sudden unscheduled meeting with the Saudi foreign minister at White House.
April 17: Justice Dept. scolds CNN for arrest report. FBI cancels press conference. Courthouse bomb scare.
April 17: Terror expert Steve Emerson reports ICE has been ordered to deport Alharbi for national security reasons, out of reach of FBI questioning.
April 18: Napolitano denies Alharbi will be deported.
Michelle Obama visits AlHarbi in the hospital
Gosh. They figured that out now. Stall stall stall.